Q: What criteria should I use in choosing an acupuncturist?

A: First of all, you should know that acupuncture is a licensed and regulated health care profession in over forty states in the U.S. In California, the primary care license granted to acupuncturists is indicated by the initials “L.Ac.” after the acupuncturist’s name. As a prospective patient you should ask about where the practitioner trained and how long he or she has been in practice, and, most importantly, what experience the practitioner has had treating your specific ailment.

What criteria should I use in choosing an acupuncturist?

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